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Technical Department

Buddha Air Technical Department

  1. Closed door Hangar Facility of 39,0002 ft built at a cost of USD 2.5 million. Both Technical and Operations Department in one place
    1. Sterile work space with photos
    2. Workshops, labs and stores with photos
    3. Office areas with photos
    4. Canteen with photos
  2. CAA Nepal approved NCAR 145 Maintenance Organization (NCAR 145 has been developed and enforced in line with EASA 145). Scope of Approval:
    1. Line and Base Maintenance of  its fleet comprising Beech 1900D, ATR 42 and ATR 72
    2. ATR Fleet : Schedule Maintenance up to C Checks, 12 Yearly Calendar Inspections and 36,000 Cycle Threshold Inspection and their subsequent interval Inspection
    3. Beech Fleet: Scheduled Maintenance up to I Checks, 200 Hours Detailed Inspection and Calendar based Inspection
    4. Engine Model PW121/127 : Basic Engine Build Up and Type Conversion based on standard Modification
    5. Engine Model PT6A-67D: Basic Engine Build Up, Type Conversion based on Standard Modification, Replacement of Modules, Hot Section Inspection
    6. Plans to apply for EASA 145 certification for 3rd party maintenance to utilize our Maintenance and Hagar infrastructure
  3. In House Component Capabilities as per CAA Nepal approved BHA CAMMOE Part 5 Section 5
    1. Aircraft Batteries, Emergency Power Supply, Power Packs
    2. Various Filters and Fuel Nozzle Manifold Adaptors
    3. Download and Integrity check of Cockpit Voice Recorders
    4. Download and Analysis of Flight Data Recorder
    5. Wheel and Brake Assemblies
    6. Structure Repair Shop
  4. Specialized Services
    1. NDT Inspections: Eddy Current Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspection (Fluorescent), Ultrasound Inspection , ( Radiography (X Ray ) : Under process of approval)
    2. Boroscope Inspections
    3. Calibration of Tools/Equipment
    4. Aircraft Weighing
    5. Painting of Aircraft Parts and Aircraft
    6. Dynamic Balancing of Propellers
  5. Training of Certifying Engineers:
    1. Trained as per Aircraft Manufacturer's  Approved Courses
    2. Simulator Training for abnormal procedures
    3. Continuation Training every two years in:
      1. Technical Updates and Aircraft Status
      2. Aircraft Incident/Accident  and Occurrence Reports
      3. Various Audit Findings
      4. Changes in Company Procedures and Regulations
      5. Issues of Human Factor, Fuel Tank Safety and CDCCL
  6. More than US$ 10 million worth of spares and special tools
  7. All engines maintained and monitored by manufacturer PWC from day one
  8. All spares overhauled by OEM and/or OEM certified vendors and/or CAAN Approved Organization
  9. Strength of Human Resource in Technical Department:
    Certifying Engineers 19
    Technicians 46
    Apprentice Tech 18
    Helpers/Cleaners 34
    Non-Technical staff 20
  10. Independent Technical QA consisting of five IATA trained Auditors directly under Managing Director



Operational Safety

  1. We operate only to fully navigational aid equipped asphalt airports
  2. All Airports where we operate have ATS facilities
  3. Strict adherences to Flight SOPs
  4. All aircrafts pressurized
  5. All aircrafts equipped with TCAS, weather radar, GPWS/EGPWS and other modern navigational aids
  6. All PICs have sole jurisdictions to cancel, abort, divert flights due to weather, aircraft condition etc.
  7. Load penalty of each aircraft is strictly adhered and loadmasters are dedicated